| Sep 11, 2013
| 11:02 AM
Temperatures surged into the 90s, with high humidity making it feel like 100 degrees and above, for a second consecutive day in the Baltimore area Wednesday.
Temperatures were forecast to reach 96 degrees in downtown Baltimore, with dew points in the...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 6:45 PM
A burst of heat and humidity prompted early school closings and electricity-saving measures across the region Wednesday, but a snap back to fall-like weather lies ahead Friday and through the weekend.
Temperatures surged to highs of 95 degrees at...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 12:36 PM
The Canadian high pressure bringing cooler temperatures today could drop many suburban and rural areas into the 40s for the first time since May overnight Friday into Saturday morning.
The low forecast for Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 3:18 PM
Update: There's a severe thunderstorm warning until 7 p.m. for parts of Arundel, Howard and Baltimore counties. The excessive heat warning was cancelled after storms rolled through the area.
Friday is forecast to bring one last full day of a heat wave...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 8:38 AM
Humidity is at or near its highest levels of the summer in the Baltimore area, but relief is in sight as the weekend approaches.
The dew point reached a stifling 74 degrees by 11 a.m. at both Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 10:44 AM
Having lived in Baltimore for two decades, I've noticed an increased intensity of the storms we've had in just the last few years. From Hurricane Sandy to last summer's derecho, extreme weather is causing huge power outages and putting peoples' lives...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 7:30 AM
A large storm system that swept through northern Maryland on Tuesday morning prompted tornado, thunderstorm and flood warnings in Harford, Baltimore and Cecil counties as officials urged residents to take shelter.
Multiple thunderstorm warnings alerting...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 1:41 PM
4:41 p.m. update: The Maryland Department of the Environment has extended its "Code Orange" air quality alert through Thursday evening. Children, the elderly, people with asthma and other sensitive groups are urged to avoid strenuous activity or...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 2:06 PM
Temperatures rose to the mid-90s across the Baltimore area -- with heat indices approaching 110 degrees in some areas -- Thursday afternoon as much of the nation bakes under a heat wave.
Little cooling came overnight in the city, with an early morning...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 1:08 PM
4:08 P.M. UPDATE:The National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado rated EF-0 on the Enhanced Fujita scale touched down in southern Prince George's County on Monday.
The tornado had wind speeds of up to 60 mph as it traveled along a 2.3-mile path...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 3:39 PM
After last June's derecho — and Tropical Storms Irene and Isabel before it — Rodgers Forge resident Nancy Slaterback was fed up with power outages.
"The problem's getting worse. It's not getting better," she told members of the Public Service...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 3:20 PM
The heat index could top 100 degrees for the first time in 2013 this week after a relatively mild start to summer.
Through Sunday, there had been just a single day above 90 degrees in Baltimore this month, on June 1. That tally is likely to grow by four...